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a powerful 8.0 earthquake in the south pacific. it created a tsunami. it hit the solomon islands pretty hard. at least four people dead right now. the threat has subsided. we're going to have all the latest ahead. and also happening right now, a really difficult morning for a bakery delivery man. you're looking at lye scenes here. this is a very dramatic scene on a florida highway. you see the truck dangling off an overpass. a rescue operation is under way right now. we'll give you the latest of what is happening with that. also on the show, one couple, twice the luck. the husband and wife with the astonishing double-win at the lottery. you won't believe what they're planning to do with all that money they just won. >> looking forward to that. we have to get right to a huge snowstorm. in fact, the biggest of the winter, on track for the northeast. could it be a lot of snow headed for some major cities? guess who we're going to ask. sam. he's been watching it all right now. >> models started to show this last night. everybody was, like, wow. and then, a couple of models
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started to agree. so, we'll show you what's going on with this. we've had a split flow in the jet stream. we've had a northern jet and a southern jet. this has been small nuisancemakers and storms, running through the country, as long as this continues to happen. but what begins to happen is those two positions start to phase together. let me get back to the graphic. i want to show you -- max, will you run that through? to the eastern side. here's what happens. these two lows that are right now, really far apart, get really close in sync and phase off the eastern seaboard. where this happens depends who gets snow and who gets rain. but no matter where it happens, it's going to happen from the carolinas towards probably boston. wherever this happens, there's a lot of snow with this storm and southern rain. there will be mixing, as well. as far as exact totals, we're not going to do that tonight into tomorrow. but here's what we're looking at right now. buffalo, albany, 6 to 12-inch snowfalls. new york, 3 to 6 for that area. philly, you're involved in this. we're getting a little bit less.
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1 to 3. boston, 12 to 24 inches of snow. some places in maine, two feet of snow. that's the way it looks right now. we have hours to put this storm together. they're really far apart right now. but we wanted to give the heads up to everybody that friday into saturday, we are expecting a big snowmaker. >> we'll be checking back with you, sam. let's turn to josh for the other stories of the morning. josh, good morning. >> good morning to you and all of you. we're going to begin with a big announcement from the postal service. it's ending mail delivery on saturdays. the move will save some $2 billion per year. however, saturday package deliveries will continue. and a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami in the south pacific overnight. the magnitude 8 quake, centered in the solomon islands. dozens of homes are believed to be damaged. a new revelation on the war on terror. a location of a secret cia base has been revealed this morning. adding to whether the controversial drone program is
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going too far. published reports say that the base in saudi arabia has been used to launch drone strikes against targets in yemen, including the one that killed american citizen and suspected terrorist, anwar al awlaki. a leaked memo from the obama administration claims u.s. citizens accused of being al qaeda operatives may lawfully be killed, even if there's no evidence of an imminent threat. meanwhile, john brennan, the president's nominee for cia director, will face tough questions about that memo in his confirmation hearing tomorrow. and computer hackers have struck the federal reserve. the hacker group, anonymous, claims to have stolen data belongs to some 4,000 bankers. the fed spokeswoman tells "the wall street journal," no critical operations have been affected. and it's being called the largest credit card fraud in history. authorities arrested 18 people based in new jersey, accused of stealing some $200 million after creating thousands of fake i.d.s, with stolen social security numbers. using those fake i.d.s to obtain
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cards, the suspects allegedly wired money to seven countries, including pakistan and china. and abc news has learned that lance armstrong is the target of an active criminal investigation. federal agents are looking into possible obstruction of justice and witness tampering charges. today is the deadline for him to come clean, under oath, to anti-doping authorities if he wants his lifetime ban from sports reduced. a wild scene in florida this morning. we saw it at the top of the show. two people trapped inside the truck you see dangling off the side of a highway overpass in ft. lauderdale after it crashed. crews used a rope to secure the truck. brought in a tow truck to pull it in back off that ledge. a firefighter on a ladder helped secure everyone. one victim has been rushed to the hospital. no word on the condition of the driver. finally, a whale of a story. actually, two of them. first, an american tourist off the coast of mexico got the
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surprise of his young life. take a look at that. >> oh. >> as a whale breached just beneath her boat and nearly jumped completely out of the water. nobody was hurt. everybody was absolutely stunned. and then, a couple canoeing in hawaii, treated to a very special sight. look at this. a humpback up for a visit, to say hello. not the same whale, by the way. everybody shocked. everybody okay. >> incredible photo. >> it is. >> thanks very much. we get the latest on little ethan, as he celebrates his sixth birthday at home today. we're learning details of the daring fbi raid on the underground bunker. gio benitez is in midland city, alabama. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning, george. these details are riveting. we were shocked to learn that just feet away from us, from all of the reporters, law enforcement officers were training to take out their suspect. abc news has learned bomb technicians have found two
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homemade explosives where the little boy named ethan was being held. one inside this homemade bunker. another inside this white ventilation pipe negotiators were using to communicate with hostage taker, jimmy lee dykes. new photos show the entrance to the makeshift underground cell. sources say this is where the raid went down monday, after negotiators convinced dykes to approach the bunker hatch around 3:00 p.m. police knew he was armed. but sources now say dykes had also fortified the door. fbi agents quickly set off an explosion. and a firefight began. abc news has learned, dykes fired on the agents first. they fired back. moments later, dykes was dead and little ethan was rushed from the bunker. >> in split-seconds, flash, bang, shoot, before mr. dykes would even have an opportunity to react. >> reporter: sources say that's exactly what fbi agents did,
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rehearsing the raid just yards from where dykes was holding the boy. we flew above the scene tuesday. you can see the mock bunker the fbi built to train for different scenarios. >> you can practice breaching the door. you can practice having a camera inside. and ultimately design how you're going to assault this bunker. >> reporter: this morning, thanks to that raid, ethan is with his family. today is his sixth birthday. in a statement, his mother calls him, the most beautiful sight. saying, how incredible it is to hold him again. and this morning, little ethan appears to be back to normal. as we said, he's been watching one of his favorite programs, "spongebob squarepants." george? >> he's going to have some birthday. gio, thank you very much. >> we're so happy he's home. we have the latest on the shocking death of legendary american sniper and u.s. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle. he was gunned down at a texas shooting range, allegedly by a
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marine veteran he had been trying to help. authorities released the 911 call made just after that shooting. and abc's cecilia vega is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. these 911 tapes are really chilling. you can hear the suspect's sister rushing to get out of her house. she says her brother admitted to the shooting at the range. and she was terrified he might turn on her next. >> listen. my brother just came by here. and he told me that he's committed a murder. >> reporter: laura blevins was terrified for her life. in just-released 911 tapes, she frantically says her brother, eddie routh, had showed up at her texas home saturday, and made a startling confession. >> he said that he killed two guys. they went to a shooting range. he's crazy. he's psychotic. i don't know if he's being honest with me. >> reporter: police say the 25-year-old former marine snapped, turning his gun on two men at shooting practice with him. men who had been trying to help counsel him. >> i don't know if he's going to come back here. >> okay.
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>> i don't know if he's on drugs or not. >> reporter: investigators say routh shot point-blank former navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle, and his friend, 35-year-old chad littlefield, then stole kyle's pickup truck. >> i'm going to stay on the phone with you until you get here, okay? >> that would be great. >> reporter: unsure of what routh planned to do next, his sister headed for the police department. her husband took the phone. >> he was recently diagnosed with ptsd. >> okay. okay. >> and he's been acting a little weird. >> just got out of a mental hospital last week. >> reporter: routh now stands accused of taking the life of a war hero who was one of the country's most decorated snipers. routh's family is convinced the same illness they say he was being treated for is also what caused him to snap. >> now, that's not who he is. >> reporter: now, the alleged shooter remains in jail. a public memorial service is
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planned on monday for kyle at cowboy stadium, amy. >> shows how much he was loved and revered by many. cecilia, thank you. looking at the latest on olympic gold medalist lindsey vonn. she is nursing a fractured knee after crashing on a super-g run in austria. the big question now, will she ever compete again? john muller is here with all the details. john, what a terrifying fall. >> reporter: it is one of the scariest moments in sports. america's golden girl of the slopes will have reconstructive surgery on her knee next week back here in the u.s. her father told the associated press, she is mad at the way things turned out. she landed in a clump of ice crystals. and that caused the fall. now, the process of surgery and rehab, as she races that clock for the 2014 olympics. she is leading at the top. and it's about to go horribly wrong. watch in slow-motion, as the blazing lindsey vonn, launches 500 feet down the course. she loses her balance in the air, catches her right knee on impact and slams face-first into the slope.
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it doesn't look any better in real-time. the american olympic gold medalist and four-time world champion laid on the snow for 12, long minutes. finally air-lifted off the austrian alps to a hospital. >> she sustained an injury to her right know. that included a tear to the acl and mcl ligaments. and in addition to that, suffered a tibial plateau fracture. >> reporter: translation, her right knee is done. she will not ski for the entire 2013 season. vonn, whose skills are matched by her beauty, is no stranger to injury. she's battled through injuries in six-straight major championships. in november, she was hospitalized with an intestinal illness. >> now, her thoughts are on getting back. getting through whatever is necessary medically after this. >> reporter: her larger-than-life persona has always invited speculation. off the slopes, fascination with who she may be romantically linked to. the latest rumors, golf great tiger woods.
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she says their friends. on the slopes, it's all about the 2014 olympics, just one year away. >> nobody should be throwing a retirement party just yet for lindsey vonn. she can certainly recover from this injury. >> reporter: vonn's on crutches right now. her surgery takes place early next week in vail, colorado. she won't be back on skis for eight months. she is back on skis and being world-class is a very different things. but she is in very good spirits. she has her eyes on that gold. if anybody can do it, george, she can do it. >> john, thanks very much. >> so tough to watch. new jersey governor, chris christie, is now making big headlines for candid talk about his health and his weight. is it all part of his ramp-up for a possible presidential run? abc's dan harris has been tracking all of that. dan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. chris christie is coy about whether he's running for president in 2016. but he's taking some very public steps to deal with what, fairly or not, could be a major
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campaign issue. it was a brilliant sight gag. chris christie, sitting across from david letterman, who has lampooned the governor for his weight. and pulling out a doughnut. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> reporter: but the next day, the governor making clear he takes this issue seriously. >> of course, i care about it. and i'm making the best effort i can. sometimes i'm successful. and other times i'm not. and sometimes periods of great success are followed by periods of great failure. >> reporter: the spectacle of a male politician repeatedly having to address his looks, the way hillary clinton dealt with talk of her different hairstyles and pantsuits. and sarah palin with questions over her post-baby weight loss, strikes some observers as fascinating. >> the fact that a man has to deal with questions of his appearance, is a real sign of the times. even a man who is a governor of a large state. >> reporter: former white house physician connie
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mariano, who helped president clinton lose 30 pounds in office, said she cringed when she saw christie eating that doughnut. and that she's worried about him dying on the job. >> somebody of that size, i would assume they have issues regarding blood pressure and blood sugar. that's higher risk for stroke and heart attack. >> reporter: christie says his own doctor has warned him, too. >> so far, up to 50 years old, i've been remarkably healthy. and my doctor continues to warn me that my luck will run out soon. >> reporter: and he insists he has a plan to deal with it. >> there is a plan. whether it will be successful or not, you'll all be able to notice. >> he doesn't mince words. there's a way that his size could play to his advantage. if he's able to take some of the weight off and keep it off, he'll have a great relatable story to tell on the campaign trail. >> that worked for mike huckabee running for president. if he wants to run, he has to lose some real weight. >> he'll have to lay off the doughnuts. >> he may. but this was a good way to take some of the pressure off. humor, as you know, george,
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humor is a great way. >> no question about it. dan, thanks very much. we're going to turn to the lucky couple from arkansas, coming off the weekend of their lives. winning huge lottery jackpots back-to-back, for more than $1 million. abc's nick watt has their story. >> reporter: sometimes great things happen to good people. >> i won a million dollars on the arkansas scholarship lottery. >> reporter: would you believe it, a day later, steve weaver's wife, terri, won another 50 grand. the chances of that, 1 in 3 billion. lightning can strike more than twice. but steve won't be buying snakeskin shoes and moving to vegas. >> i'm just a country boy. i'm not trying to be somebody i'm not. i'm going to stay the same. >> reporter: and terri won't quit her job at the water company. >> no, sir. >> reporter: here's how it happened. last weekend, the weavers were on their way to their cabin and they stopped in to buy some
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scratch cards. steve won $1 million. >> i thought i was having a heart attack. there was no way. i was sitting in the chair in my recliner, most all night long. >> reporter: the next day, they bought a couple more from the same gas station. and terri bagged the 50 grand. >> i'm not expecting anything like this to happen again. i want to take full advantage of it. >> reporter: he's not buying a new truck. >> i like the truck i've got. it's six, seven years old. it's a good truck and i like it. >> reporter: they'll keep guying scratch cards, kicking back until a ripe, old age. and no doubt, they will never stop talking about this amazing twist of fate. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> no new truck. >> yet. >> yeah, yet. >> i mean, come on. sam, what have you got? >> we're going to start with really foggy pictures. we started talking about the snowstorm that could be. but this is something going on right now. that, ladies and gentlemen, is
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atlanta. >> oh, yeah. are you serious? >> yes. good morning, atlanta. and when we say zero visibility, we kind of mean zero visibility. it's in a lot of places. from mobile to atlanta, that's the way it is. memphis, less than a mile. little rock, all of the south with the warm temperatures in that overnight, long period of time with the moisture, you're getting an awful lot of fog. travel is slow. air travel is slow. be prepared for that. and check on everything this morning. if you can do it early, do it early. 65 degrees in oklahoma city. memphis at 62. dallas at 70. we still have a nice path of warm air all the way through the country. you're thinking, snow? really? it does look like it. the models are saying the two storms form together on the east coast and deliver some snow, from the great lakes to the mid-atlantic into the northeast, by the time we get into the weekend, friday into the weekend. this is the big board today. that's the weather around the nation.
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>> and this is big news. we're just getting word that there's a ground stop in atlanta because of the fog. that's really going to be a mess with travel. >> thanks, sam. coming up next on "gma," a bombshell moment in the breakup murder trial. jodi arias revealing the moment she met the man she would later kill. and brand-new trouble for chris brown, headed to court today. the police said he skipped out of community service to he could go to cancun. also ahead, one of the most-searched people online in the last 24 hours. who is the burger billionaire behind the greatest burger in the world? details ahead. details ahead. works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com®, you can pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. i can even drop off free boxes. i wear a lot of hats. well, technically i wear one.
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dog and cat foods including light formulas only at petsmart®. >> now, from abc7 news, developing news in sonoma county investigating a triple homicide. the bodies were discovered yesterday in a small town northwest of santa rosa. this is video from the scene, detective say the victims were shot to death in the bedroom of a home they say it appears they were targeted and one was associated with a denant a man looking for his brother said he discovered the bodies around 3:15 yesterday afternoon. now the highways, sue? >> we have a couple of accidents, or a stalled big rig still southbound 680 at 242 and an accident southbound 680 is jammed this morning in pleasant hill from highway four on 242,
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>> we have sunshine. look at the embarcardero and the ferry building awash in sunshine. it is cooler. frosty 32 in santa rosa and 33 in napa and 38 in san jose and
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low-to-mid 40's in oakland and san francisco. mid-to-upper 50's today and raining this time tomorrow in the bay area with scattered showers on friday. have a great day.
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and will it send her career even higher into the stratosphere? we'll look at that ahead. also ahead, secretive and super rich, and she loves to drag race. people apparently can't stop searching online right now for the youngest female billionaire in the country. and she's behind one of josh's favorite and america's hottest burger chains. mm-mm >> how good. >> i think we should have them delivered on the set for the occasion. >> right there. >> yeah. fly them in. >> that would be perfection. hey, we're going to tell you about men and women. remember the movie "what women want"? well, we're going to tell you what women want and what men want. the brand-new survey that reveals what everyone is looking for in a future mate. the definitive answer. >> everyone. >> everyone. yeah. >> all questions answered right here. >> yes. right here. >> that's a good place to start. and how about your moment of musical zen. ladies and gentlemen, get ready
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this morning. josh groban live right here. >> that is fantastic. can't wait for all of that. want to get now to the very latest on the breakup murder trial. jodi arias taking the stand for a second day revealing intimate details about her relationship with the victim. abc's ryan owens is in phoenix now with the very latest. ryan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. jodi arias likes to talk. we knew that because after she was arrested, she talked to police. she talked to reporters, and she lied to them all. welll, now she's talking to a new audience, a jury that could sentence her to death. >> did you ever meet an individual by the name of travis alexander? >> yes. >> reporter: on day two of her testimony, jodi arias finally told the jury about the moment she met the man she would later kill. she testified, travis alexander introduced himself at a las vegas convention, and they hit it off almost immediately. >> and he was staring at my lips
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like he wanted to kiss me, but he didn't. >> reporter: it got more explicit from there. arias, walking the jury through their first intimate encounter. >> i felt apprehensive, but i was going with it. >> reporter: arias testified she never objected to any of alexander's advances. his sister sat stone-faced, as arias described their brother as the aggressor. she is trying to convince the jury she repeatedly stabbed and shot her ex-boyfriend in self-defense. >> did you kill travis alexander on june 4th, 2008? >> yes, i did. >> why? >> the simple answer is that he attacked me, and i defended myself. >> reporter: her testimony started with a bang monday. but she's been on the stand for more than five rambling hours now literally holding court. she's relived old relationships. >> i'm kind of like one guy at a time kind of person. >> reporter: recounted irrelevant details.
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>> because he was from southern california, and those people like the chargers in that area. >> reporter: even laughed while on trial for murder. >> it's entertainment training. you know what i mean? it's entertaining training, i guess you could say. >> reporter: all the while the prosecutor is just sitting there taking notes. he looks like he's ready to pounce once he gets his chance on cross-examination, but he may have to wait a while, george. as we said, jodi arias likes to talk. >> we can see that. ryan, thanks. we're going to turn to the latest trouble for chris brown. prosecutors are going to court in l.a. today to claim that brown violated his probation after his 2009 attack on rihanna. they say he skipped out on community service, and abc's matt gutman is here with that. >> reporter: good morning, george. one of the allegations is that he didn't complete a single hour of community labor in his home district of virginia. and he wasn't in the state on some of the days he was supposed to be picking up trash.
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the l.a. district attorney now wants him to redo hundreds of hours of community service, this time in l.a. chris brown, the bad boy crooner, please don't judge me, may not get his wish this morning. ♪ please don't judge me brown is slated to appear before a los angeles judge today after new allegations the singer didn't do over 1400 hours of community-focused labor he was ordered to perform in 2009. part of his sentence for pleading guilty to assaulting his then and current girlfriend, rihanna. >> the defendant, chris brown, must not harass, strike, threaten or otherwise -- >> reporter: at the time, richmond's police chief agreed to supervise brown doing tasks like cleaning up trash and removing graffiti. instead, the d.a. now says its investigation revealed no credible, competent, verifiable evidence he did any of the work saying the police
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department, at best, kept, quote, sloppy documentation. and at worst, provided fraudulent reporting. >> and, in fact, if he didn't do these hours, the judge is going to give him a choice, either do it here in los angeles county so it can be verified or simply go to jail. >> reporter: among the allegations, that on days brown was supposed to be doing labor, he wasn't even in richmond. the d.a. says one day the singer was on a private jet, headed for cancun, where the singer reportedly posted these photos on his blog. brown's attorney, mark geragos, denies those allegations saying that brown didn't violate anything, wasn't on a plane to cancun and was always doing his work. they also cite several lengthy court run-ins brown has had since on parole. even a fight with singer frank ocean. and allegations he swiped a cell phone from a clubgoer last year. allegations that geragos also denies. the richmond police couldn't be reached for a comment. now, if the judge finds that chris brown broke his probation, it is possible he could force him to serve all those hours in
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jail. george? >> okay, matt, thanks. let's get more on this from "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams. lengthy filing right there. prosecutors put a lot of time in this. >> they're also going from california to virginia, sending investigators to question floor cleaners as to whether they were the ones that were actually cleaning the floors or chris brown cleaning the floors. there's no question they're spending more time on this case than they ordinarily night. on the other hand, prosecutors are all the time accused of letting celebrities off easy. so they're sort of stuck in a position where if they don't do enough, people will say, wait a second, he got away with it. and on the other hand, you have to say, is this worth the resources? >> meanwhile, brown's lawyers fighting back hard saying they want sanctions from the lawyers for doing this. >> that's not going to happen. mark geragos is a well-known lawyer. he knows how to respond in a high-profile case and the way to respond in a high-profile case is to attack the prosecutor. but the notion they would get
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sanctions is a hollow threat. and, remember, geragos is specifically highlighted in the motion made by the prosecutor saying that he was coaching the lawyer for the richmond pd where he was serving the community service on how to answer questions. so geragos is also mentioned specifically in this motion. >> but it does seem like there's enough there to at least make brown do more service. >> we'll see. the fundamental question in my mind is not going to come down to these other incidents. it's not going to come down to the cell phone. it's not going to come down to anger management questions. it's going to come down to the question, did he serve the community service or didn't he? if he literally wasn't there and wasn't able to serve the community service, as he supposedly claimed he did, and signed off on, that's a big problem for him. >> dan abrams, thanks very much. >> let's go to sam. we're going to start with gorgeous days into the northeast, mid-atlantic. let's start with new york. wabc, number one in our hearts and also on your screens. a really nice shot this morning. and then, right down to washington, d.c., where the same situation is there.
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philly, you're sandwiched right in the middle of this gorgeous day, as well. here's this area that we're drying out there. any of the light snow you had is going to go away today. numbers near 40 degrees from new york all the way to philly and into washington, d.c. pittsburgh, you're still on the cold site, about 28 degrees. this area of high pressure brings in the sunshine. you've got it during the day today. the west coast, opposite situation. you just kind of pick up the clouds and pick up the rain. it moves into seattle and portland and redding during the day today. that will drop south from san francisco into l.a. l.a., you'll even start today >> a glorious lingering look at
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billionaires in the world. who is she? >> she's kept a low profile. >> reporter: in the documentary, "california's gold, in-n-out," she gives an interview. talking about the values her grandparents built the company on. >> we started as a very small company. you know, i like to bring that family atmosphere. >> reporter: here's the little we do know about torres. she inherited the burger empire at age 30. she's been married three times. a proud mommy of twins. and her unusual hobby? >> you can catch america's youngest female billionaire racing a car as much as 170 miles per hour. >> my father and myself. >> reporter: as a private company, in-n-out's earnings are a secret, too. some put them at 600 million over a year. perhaps that's why torres can spring for this sprawling estate, complete with 7 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, a golf
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course and a gourmet kitchen. a world away from the family kitchen she used to work in. >> you didn't do the potatoes, did you? >> i liked washing them. but not dicing them. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> this is one of those days, we wish we had props. >> yes. >> no double animal style. >> everybody always -- are they really that good? they're really that good. >> they really are. it's worth a trip to california. >> everybody picks up on different things in the piece. scottie, three marriages. >> he wants to be husband number four. >> you were freaked out by the 16 bathrooms. >> 16 bathrooms is 16 toilets to clean. >> she's not cleaning them. >> what's important, the burgers are as good as they get. they are the best. >> is it wrong to want one at this hour? i think not. >> it's not wrong. we're going to go right to "the play of the day," josh. >> just freeze it. just freeze everything. it's going to be good. freeze it.
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>> now, from abc7 news , original i am eric thomas. san francisco police will hold a news conference today in the
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case of ten-year-old kevin collins, the 4th grader in 1984. police searched a home last week as we first reported digging up bone fragments in a basement believed from an animal but they were sent to the laboratory for analysis. mike nicco is here with the forecast. >> chilly in many areas. we have forecast around santa rosa and 32 and 33 in napa and 40's around oakland and san francisco and 38 in san jose. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's under sun, and this time tomorrow, it will be raining. >> southbound 680 is jammed according to our app great martinez to 242 to highway 4 with an early accident gone but still, a stalled big rig at 242 in the right lane and a new accident southbound
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♪ and you know that voice anywhere. josh groban, "you raise me up."
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and he is right here at our desk this morning. >> i'm here at the desk. what is going on? >> you're so relaxed, you didn't even shave. >> i didn't shave. i'm not even wearing pants right now. it's incredible. i'm at the big boy desk. this is so exciting. as a singer, i'm just in the music section. i feel very honored -- >> we lift you up to the big boy desk. >> i like what you did there. >> you like that? >> nice. >> thank you. >> in your honor, we reached back into our video vault. are you ready to take a look at it? >> oh. >> oh, no. >> "ally mcbeal," 2000. >> look at that hair. that happens every time i try to dance. >> look at him. >> what do you remember about that? >> well, i remember just trying to keep my cool with the wonderful calista flockhart.
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there is a box of kleenex between my legs. i'm going to dab my eyes a little bit at how skinny i used to be. >> how old were you there? >> i couldn't is be more than 21, 22 years old. i had just been signed. made my first record. and they were nice to put me on tv. at that point, i never had done any tv. and hadn't released any songs or any albums. that was the finale of that season. >> that was breaking news. >> i've been told to do this. it looks good. josh was telling me in the commercial break. >> and write on it. >> like, this just in. >> this just in. i was 23 years old t, apparentl. a sizzling model making big headlines. >> now -- >> she's selling, of all things, fast food because she must eat it all the times, with that body. >> well, nina agdal.
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>> i think she just did. >> exactly. >> what i remember best about filming that was -- also how skinny i used to be. that was before i went to thailand for that surgery. i'm so sorry. don't ever -- don't ever invite me back here. >> good morning, america. >> so sorry. i'm so sorry. big news for britney. big news for britney spears. joining se veen dion and elton john, viva las vegas in her near-future. as she heads to the stratosphere, perhaps literally. drugstore versus designer. our "gma" beauty lab, otherwise known as becky worley. what kind's the best? we'll tell you her findings. also, we have big, breaking news. the monopoly piece, we've just
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learned, the brand-new token. we'll tell you which one's in and which one's out, coming up. >> save it. >> save it. >> it's sad that one had to go. we do have some news. it's breaking news. and it affects every american. the postal service has just announced it will stop delivering the mail on saturdays beginning in august. the move will save the postal service, which is deeply in debt, nearly $2 million per year. package delivery will continue six days a week. a massive earthquake triggered a tsunami in the south pacific. it hit the solomon islands. initial reports say that dozens of homes have been damaged. at least five people were killed. the death toll could rise once emergency crews are able to reach that very remote area. we'll have news updates as it becomes available. the fbi has found two bombs at the site of that underground
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bunker in alabama, where a man held a small boy hostage for six days. one bomb found in jimmy lee dykes' bunker. the other in the pipe he used to communicate with police. dykes was killed when agents closed in on the bunker. the boy, named ethan, is celebrating his sixth birthday today. and chaos caught on camera in a bar in florida. an suv, into the wall. the driver had hit the gas instead of the brake. no one seriously hurt here. the driver has been charged with a dui. and talk about a scare. look at this. dashboard camera capturing a car catapulting over a highway median and into oncoming traffic in south korea. the impact shattered the windshield. i can tell you, both drivers survived. >> how is that possible? in medical news, be careful if you order diet soda with -- people who mix alcohol with diet
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sodas get drunker faster than those who use regular soda. doctors say the extra sugar helps slow down the effects of the alcohol, if you're taking notes at home. the makers of the board game, monopoly, as we just learned, have just announced they changed the game. after conducting an online vote, they have decided to get rid of, wait for it, the iron. >> i liked the iron. >> it's out. in comes a cat. >> sam was right. during "gma live!" yesterday. >> "gma live!" critics have said the tokens, which include a wheelbarrow and a thimble are outdated. >> who uses the thimble? >> that's out. that's out. >> hand that to lara and throw that out. josh, show america the last look at the iron. >> actually, josh, parting gift, buddy. >> seriously? >> on behalf of the cast and crew. it had a good run. >> iron your tiny shirt. >> i like the dog.
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>> i like the dog, too. >> that's big news. we were having a heated debate on "gma live!" about that. "pop news"? >> a lot going on in "pop news." so much going on. we begin talking a little bit about yesterday. not for us. it's really for you. it's for you men, actually. yesterday, we talked about the calvin klein, model. remember him? we had him and his abs on the show. today, this is for male viewers. the overnight it girl for the carl's jr. ads, that reason during the super bowl. her name is nina agdal, which you will likely hear a lot more. she was supposen to be in the "sports illustrated" similar suit issue. but she is now believed to be the front-runner for its coveted cover. in case you're wondering, the danish model said she did not really eat that fish sandwich during the filming of the ad. >> i mean -- >> i know.
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>> probably had several. >> did she spit it out? >> enjoyed it. also in "pop news" today. bridget jones is back. after 14 years, the third book about the single lady in london will hit shelves at the end of this year. author helen fielding isn't giving away any details about the plot, except to say it will be set in present-day london. her first two books sold more than 15 million copies. we can only hope that means we'll see renee zellweger, hugh grant and colin firth back together again on the big screen. the cast of "the avengers" is confirmed for the academy awards. they will all take center stage at hollywood's biggest party on february 24th right here on abc. however, if for some reason they cannot make it, we know some folks who are ready, willing and able to fill in. >> what do you see?
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>> i believe that this cast of "the avengers" are all set to go. >> that cast is always available. >> were you thor? >> i was, yeah. >> she has the blonde hair. >> and a beard. guess who is here, you guys? can he come up? there he is. >> look. >> that's norman. this is our shameless plug for "gma live!" norman has a new trick. you met him on "gma." he's going to show us a new trick. he's going to do it on "gma live!" today. a briard. and he's very, very talented. we have to go to the pop quiz. we asked, remember budweiser asking viewers to suggest names for its clydesdale foal?
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we're going to tell you the name of that beautiful baby. we have to get weather first. >> there's a special day going on. josh, you were amy's birthday present a little bit. >> oh, yeah? >> there was a little thing. there's tape on the back. it may stick. i don't know if it really will or not. there's a needle on the back. be careful when you press hard. >> i feel like i should be very careful. there you are. >> happy birthday, amy. >> it's amy's birthday, ladies and gentlemen. >> oh, my gosh. thank you very much. that went down my shirt. >> happy birthday. let's get to the boards. one or two things we want to share with you. we'll start with a -- i have no idea. if you put it up there, we'll talk about it. how about the split in the jet stream. two areas of low pressure that are moving off the west coast. it will phase to a pretty big snowmaker, for the great lakes, through new england and into the middle atlantic. we think philly, you're involved
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in collecting snow in this. we'll show you the snow totals in the next half hour. there's the rain that comes over the next two days with the low >> amy's age, in case you're wondering is 23. >> happy birthday. >> that's so nice. i really appreciate that. >> lara? >> happy birthday, amy.
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here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." is britney spears headed to vegas and sending her career into the stratosphere? also, drugstore mascaras. and kelly ripa hitting new heights. why she's going to scale the empire state building. and josh groban is here with us. >> i'm going to do what i'm good at. >> yeah. [ female announcer ] coffee-mate natural bliss. ♪ made with milk, cream... a touch of sugar... and pure, natural flavors. ♪ who knew being natural could be so delicious? coffee-mate natural bliss, from nestle.
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good morning, america. the answer to our pop quiz of the day. we asked what's the name of budweiser's new foal? they hosted a contest, looking for a name for the precious baby. and you guys, everybody out there, by popular demand chose the name hope. >> that's nice. i like that. >> i think it's a very sweet name. other suggestions that were popular, were landslide and stevie, because of the fleetwood mac song that plays during the commercial. >> i like hope. are you ready to learn more about britney spears? is she heading to vegas? it's been a gold mine for celine dion. now, there's all kinds of reports that britney is about to follow in her footsteps. chris connelly has details. >> reporter: want even more? pop's poly platinum goddess.
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set it off everywhere from dance floors worldwide, to the super bowl halftime. is doing something new. ♪ one, two, three >> reporter: three, two, one. the countdown is on. a's britney spears may be close to her first extended engagement, in las vegas. worth a reported 9 figures sin city deal, that would see the siren performing in a vegas casino long-term. >> a vegas show is lucrative for any performer. you get to keep more of your paycheck. >> reporter: pop sensation, turned vacation destination, who at 31, can still sizzle. once all parts of the deal get assembled, britney would be building on the success of her femme fatale tour in 2011, which she kicked off on "gma."
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and her $15 million gig last year, on "the x factor." >> i want to know who let you on stage. >> reporter: to follow in the sky-high heels of superstars that found plenty of green in the desert. from shania and celine -- ♪ my heart will go on >> reporter: to the king himself, elvis. kind of like britney, who has broken up with her one-time fiance and star of her contract criminal" video. maybe settling down. for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. now, to mascara, because we can. we want to know what works best. drugstore or designer? and which tube can you really trust? becky worley got help from the
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experts to figure out what's best for your lashes. take a look. the more outrageous, the better. >> reporter: all these ads. >> your lashes want volume or length? >> reporter: really? my eyelashes will look fuller, longer. but i have questions. can any one brand of mascara really be that different from another? to find answers, i enlist makeup artists adriana in san francisco, to apply four brands of mascara to our subject, aspiring eyelash queen, chase roberts. we start with chanel's $30 a tube mascara. >> the chanel brush has a lot of bristols on it. it grabs on to the lashes. >> reporter: it's on to lancome's oscillation mascara. it vibrates? >> it's vibrating. >> reporter: this costs $36 a
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tube. and it's supercharged. the brush tip is battery-powered, shaking slightly to apply separation in the lashes. next, a newcomer. benefit's $23 a tube, they're real mascara. those look like falsies. >> they look fake because they're dramatic. >> reporter: finally, the standby. maybe lean great lash at 5 bucks a tube. >> it's more of a spiral. the other ones have spriks on them. >> reporter: time to look closely at the lashes. this is the chanel. all of the rashes are covered. but there is a little bit of clumping. >> i think the length is really good. >> reporter: this is the lancome oscillating mascara. >> i don't see as thick of coverage of the last one. >> the length is there. >> reporter: we're on to the benefit. >> it went on smooth.
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nice and glossy. >> reporter: last one is maybe lean great lash. >> the black is really dark and really amazing. for the price, it's a good deal. >> reporter: which one did our lash lady love? >> i thought the coverage was good. it was smooth to afly. >> this one i like because it's luxurious and thicker. >> reporter: actually, they all kind of look the same. i don't see that much of a difference. after an upclose inspection, the great eyelash investigation is still kind of personal. i'd buy the cheap one. for "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, san francisco. >> i'm a great lash girl. >> i'm a voluminous girl. mascara. so, valentine's day is right around the corner. thanks to match.com we can all be one step closer to figuring out exactly what men and women
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really want when it comes to love. the dating site just released the result of their unscientific but provocative study. and linsey davis has the details. >> i'm going to be the one guy on earth who knows what women want. >> reporter: you're welcome, my little sweet buns. >> reporter: you might not have to be a mind reader like mel gibson in the movie "what women want" to know what singles want in an ideal mate. a brand-new survey from match.com reveals what men and women find attractive in the opposite sex. attributes that surprised many of the singles we found toning and honing their bodies at a new york sports club. are there certain body parts you'd be attracted to? >> the eyes. >> reporter: in the online and unscientific survey, eyes didn't score in the top ten things men or women judge the opposite sex on the most. would it surprise you to know that the number one thing that men is attracted to women,
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teeth? >> really? >> reporter: whoopi goldberg of "the view," suggests she's not so picky when it comes to the pearly whites. >> i want you to have some teeth. >> reporter: but when we talked to some red-blooded, iron-pumping singles, several did suggest teeth are something they notice. >> i see a smile, definitely. >> probably their smile. >> reporter: speaking of the mou mouth, it's not your smile, but what comes out of it. >> the second thing is grammer. >> oh. i love grammer. >> reporter: would it turn you off if somebody was saying ain't or double-negatives? >> i think this is the age of texting that goes on. people use a lot of shorthand. but i find it to be horrifying. >> reporter: while men and women agree that teeth and grammer are the two most important attributes, women say they judge men on clothes, followed by hair. men prioritize hair right before clothes. top must-have for 63% of men,
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someone they can trust. while 84% of women say someone who treats them with respect. and apparently virgins need not apply. 42% aunattached men and women say they wouldn't date one. would you date a virgin? >> i think i'm too old for that. >> reporter: but what will apparently get you on the fast track to a hot date. some dental floss and toothpaste. you both have nice teeth. that should make you eligible bachelors, i would say. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. and we're joined, now, by ziggy flicker for your take on the survey. teeth? really? i thought it was the eyes were the window to the soul. >> teeth because smile. all it takes is a smile to say hi, how are you? and if you take good care of your teeth, you're probably taking care of other body parts. >> it's about hygiene. >> absolutely. >> i totally agree with 2345. >> women, according to this,
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really look at clothing. men don't care about clothing. they care more about hair. >> yes. women care about watch, shoes and clothing. >> watches? >> a woman will always stair at what type of watch you're wearing. >> does that signify wealth, though? >> it signifies what type of style. >> a lot of my friends don't wear watches. what does that say? >> it will take them longer to figure out. everybody tries to size up everybody. >> and a lot of men will not wear watches for that reason. but the whole point is, it's to get -- >> many other reasons. >> they don't like watches. >> or spend time on the blackberry. >> the whole thing is to get rid of the list. nobody comes to me or anyone else and says i want to meet a man that has no hair on his head, sits on the couch with a bag of chips. everybody wants good teeth, good hygiene. >> quickly, internet dating. is it more accepted? where are we right now? >> well, it all depends on whether you're sticking in the
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middle and balancing. it's all about balance. i'm all about internet dating. but i'm more about getting out there. you have to get out there. and i always try to talk about my situation because i like to make fun of myself. when i fell flat on my face and got divorced the first time, i could sit there and preach and preach and preach. i had to get out there. >> we have to get off. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> breaking news from everyville where a reported bomb threat has forced evacuation of several buildings near powell street. police set up a post with dog
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sniffing dogs and firefighters and other law enforcement agencies on the scene called in after 6:00 a.m. in a bioenergy laboratory. we will bring you more information as it becomes available. >> right now a look at the commute. >> problems in san francisco. southbound 101 a car hit a pedestrian. in further details. we are waiting on c.h.p. to get us more information on that. we will have that for you in the next half hour. the early stall southbound 680 at 242 with a big rig cleared, traffic should be recovering and still slow and 242 is backed still to highway four. >> thank
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>> we have current conditions, the temperatures are still in the 30's in many areas and 40's in fremont and san jose and antioch. temperatures, now, this afternoon, under sunny sky, and mid-50's to around 60 degrees. tonight, clouds come in and it will not be so cool as this morning. we will have upper 30's to low 40's and a chance of rain tomorrow morning. ♪ ♪ please do not swallow us please do not find our eyes ♪
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josh groban. listening to him this morning. got a brand-new album out. cannot wait to hear more of that. great to have you back, josh. we're going to get right away to your friend, kelly ripa. this is a big day for her. she is running all the way to the top of the empire state building. all the way to raise money for team for kids. are you ready? >> i'm not ready, george. any way you can get me out of this? >> tell us about team for kids. >> team for kids is a great organization. they provide low-cost or free health care and fitness care for children across the city and the country. it's a wonderful program. we've surpassed our fund-raising. we had a goal of $35,000. and people really came through for us in a big way. and we surpassed that.
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so, we're thrilled and proud to be part of it. >> we've all seen you run in high heels before. i think we have the tape somewhere. there we go. you're in the park. and sam's done it with you once or twice, right? >> no, no, no. i've only watched. i did not run in high heels with kelly ripa. >> but going up to the top of the empire state building, how did you train? >> how did i train? i found out i was doing this a week ago. so, by training, i would say i ran up my -- my trainer lives in a building that has 30 flights of stairs. i ran up that one. >> that's pretty good. >> other than that, i carbo-loaded last night. >> kelly, running up 30 flights, how was that for you? >> it was horrible. i said to myself, i just want to -- i want someone to kidnap me so i don't have to do this. sam? >> kelly, i did this two years
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ago. now, went up there. raced apolo ohno to the top. i'm glad you're carbo-loading. the first 30's okay. but that last 20 -- burning. so, we've got you some more carbs this morning. we can take that off the screen right there. >> you did that without an elevator being involved? >> there you go. you got your spaghetti there. i think we got a beer for you, too. >> are you saying i should get drunk before i do this? >> it might help. >> you might not burn as much, kelly. >> oh, my gosh. >> and use your arms. >> use your arms? >> pull yourself up. pull yourself. >> the rail? >> josh, do you -- >> josh groban, do you have one last encouraging word for our kelly ripa? >> i want to say hello and good morning. and i wish you all the best on this. it's going to be amazing. and i can't wait to see you tomorrow. >> thank you so much, josh. i can't wait to see you tomorrow. and who cares? i'm going to be drunk. i'm feeling good, now.
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>> we love you. >> good luck, kelly. we'll see you tomorrow on "live." back to sam with a final check of the weather. >> wow. that's a challenge. that is really, really difficult. >> how did it feel the next day? >> not so bad. but right after, the lungs were burning. really. >> all right. let's get to the boards. we're going to start with everyone's favorite town. this is just to hurt josh. a view of santa barbara this morning on the twitter. look at that. gorgeous. gorgeous santa barbara. and also, a little bit of new york, where we have a light dusting of snow in new york. we'll look at friday and saturday in the snowmaker. we have plenty of time to tweak this event. to give you the idea that philly, new york, boston, there's a hit of snow. charleston, west virginia's involved in this. all the way up to maine. the most snow will be in the northern-most spots. the southern part of the system is going to fire off
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thunderstorms and thunder showers. from brownsville to new orleans. tomorrow, up to atlanta. pay attention to your local abc stat >> all of that weather was brought to you by capital one. now, to our birthday girl, amy. we're happy to have cheryl hines with us this morning. she's starring in the abc hit sitcom "suburgatory" where she plays the southerner, neighbor. and she is here with a sneak peek of tonight's episode, including a scene, where her daughter, dallas, and she detats some pretty heavy stuff. >> that's ridiculous.
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no one should ever be judged by how deep their tan is. >> i know, right? i just wish they could look beyond the color of my tan and see the content of my closet. because i have really nice stuff in my closet. >> i know. and that's a beautiful dream. >> i mean, it did look like such a fun cast. and you have to play it so straight. how do you not crack up? >> no choice. i mean, sometimes we do. sometimes we laugh so hard. and the crew's sitting there. please. it was funny 20 minutes ago. but we just have a great time. and the writers are so talented. they write really funny things for us to say. >> can we talk about -- talking about funny. dallas' wardrobe. you squeeze into a lot of spandex. you have to work out what? five hours a day? >> no. it's so stupid. i do do a lot of squeezing. there's a lot of painful zipping going up on that show. it really takes a teen.
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>> spray tan, too? >> a lot of spray tanning, too. i'm a very high-maintenance character. >> you grew up in florida. your mom and dad southerners. is that where you get your adorable southern accent? >> my mom lives in tallahassee still. my dad, they both live in florida. and my mom is real southern. and she likes sparkly things. and why in the world would anybody wear black? that's so depressing? >> she's going to make a comment today? >> she is. but she's going to like the lace. otherwise, i'd be in big trouble. >> i'm a huge fan of yours from "curb your enthusiasm." in fact, you act alongside my sister-in-law, elisabeth shue. one of the scenes when you were trying out for a part with jerry seinfeld. how great was it to work with a comedic legend like larry david? >> i know. i was really hard with larry because we were improvising. if you laughed during the scene, you would ruin the take.
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i always bit the inside of my cheek. larry laughs all the time. if i laugh one second, you ruined the take. that's not fair. >> we're so excited that you found a new starring role in "suburgatory." thanks for being with us. you can see "suburgatory" tonight at 9:30, 8:30 central on abc. coming up, josh groban performs live. can't wait for that.
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[ cheers and applause ] so very happy to have josh groban with us this morning. he's been making us laugh. he's been anchoring the news. and now, he will do what he does best. sing for us in a moment. but i want to talk to you about your new album. >> sure. >> i want to hear a little about the rock influence that sort of is creeping into your life. >> well, we made this album after we had been on the road for a good year. and so, we really had a very live energy on the road. and working with the amazing producer of this record, rob cavallo, who had had green day and a lot of brands. basically it was to bring the edge of a live show on to the record. it is not a rock record. but we liked the energy of that. we had fun. and weren't afraid to open up into new territories. >> you did a great interview, i thit was for "details."
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and you talked about growing up in the grunge era. do you ever try to go to that direction? >> only at karaoke. that's when i have too much cough medicine and take on the pearl jam. my voice does not do grunge very well. when i was listening to that stuff as a kid, i would try to sing it. and it would come out the way i sound, which is ridiculous. >> so glad you're singing the way you are. >> me, too. it worked out all right. >> we've seen you host talk shows. you're acting. you're singing. is this still your first and most important passion? >> music will always be 100%. i wanted to sing since i was very little. the acting thing came about first because i was so interested in theater and musical theater. the fact that some of the comedic stuff has happened has been a surprise. >> you're so good. you're so funny. >> it's easy when you have props like this monopoly piece. we have this on the piano, now, for the song. >> everybody's waiting to hear and i want you to make you have
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all of the time in the world for "brave." and the album is "all that echoes." thanks, josh. ♪ wake up wake up, the sun ♪ ♪ cat no wait for long ♪ reach out, reach out before it fades away ♪ ♪ you will find the warmth when you surrender ♪ ♪ smile into the fear and let it play ♪ ♪ you wanna run away run away ♪ ♪ and you say that it can't be so ♪ ♪ you wanna look away look away ♪ ♪ but you stay 'cause it's all so close ♪ ♪ when you stand up
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and hold out your hand ♪ ♪ in the face of what i don't understand ♪ ♪ my reason to be brave ♪ hold on, hold on so strong ♪ ♪ times just carries on all that you thought was wrong ♪ ♪ is pure again you can't hide forever ♪ ♪ from the thunder look into the storm ♪ ♪ and feel the rain ♪ you want to run away run away ♪ ♪ and you say that
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it can't be so ♪ ♪ you wanna look away look away ♪ ♪ but you stay 'cause it's all so close ♪ ♪ when you stand up hold out your hand ♪ ♪ in the face of what i don't understand ♪ ♪ my reason to be brave ♪ oh, oh ♪ go on go on ♪
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♪ you wanna run away run away ♪ ♪ and you say that it can't be so ♪ ♪ you wanna look away look away ♪ ♪ but you stay 'cause it's all so close ♪ ♪ when you stand up and hold out your hand ♪ ♪ in the face of what i don't understand ♪ ♪ my reason to be brave [ cheers and applause ] ys of wag
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to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ building up from deep inside it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people.
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♪ and it's beautiful
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[ cheers and applause ] our great joy to have the huge talent of josh groban with us. how about a little "february song." ♪ where have the old friends gone ♪ ♪ lost in february's song tell me it won't be long ♪ ♪ till they open at night ♪ before counters broken to shape ♪ ♪ and how have i ever fade
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into this life ♪ ♪ into this life ♪ and i never want to let you down ♪ ♪ forgive me me if i slip away ♪ ♪ sometimes i've run aground i keep on falling ♪ ♪ as i try to get away from this crazy world ♪
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♪ and i never want to let you down ♪ ♪ forgive me if i slip away ♪ ♪ when all that i've known
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is lost and found ♪ ♪ i promise you i i'll come back for you one day ♪ ♪ where has that old friend gone ♪ ♪ lost in a february song ♪ ♪ tell him it won't be long ♪ ♪ till he opens his eyes opens his eyes ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank y
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if you look like josh groban, send that one in, too. you made my day. >> you made mine. i wish i could come in for that segment. >> tomorrow, we have a major announcement about robin. cannot wait to share it. you're going to want to tune in for that. >> before we go, amy celebrating her birthday today. we want to take a trip back in time, amy. there she is. number uno. >> 7. and -- a very special surprise. cue the other music because it's also the third anniversary with husband, andrew. and look who is here to help her celebrate it. come on in. >> so romantic. >> so sweet. thank you. so nice. >> actually, i think there's a special song playing here, ben folds. >> oh, thank you. look at those. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you so much. >> you doesn't look a day over
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30. >> never forget your wife's birthday, by the way. >> 23. ♪ yeeeowwww!
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♪ hot mess hot mess hot mess ♪ ♪ you're a hot kind of love you set me on fire ♪ ♪ you spice up my night feed my every desire ♪ jack's one hit wonder is now a burger. the hot mess is loaded with spicy jalapeños, onion rings and gooey pepper jack cheese. ♪ you're a - a hot mess and that's how i met your mom. ♪ hot mess >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> breaking news is in emeryville. evacuation is in effect at a biolaboratory there. we will zoom in at the lawrence
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berkeley laboratory near powell street after a bomb threat was called in this morning. we will continue to follow that story. right new a quick check on the traffic. >> the area is blocked off. you will want to avoid that area. we have a new injury accident south 880 at 237 now cleared off to the right shoulder. traffic is heavy now through that area. mike? mostly sunny today, mid-to-upper 50's and even a 60. rain moving in the north bay tomorrow, spread across the rest of the bay in the morning hours. announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from "modern family" and the new film, "identity thief," eric stonestreet. and country superstar and star of her own series, reba.
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and super bowl champion running back ray rice. -- lewis. all new on the emmy-winning "live." now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] michael: fired up. [cheers and applause] kelly: hi. hi. that's nice. y'all are nice. michael: very nice. kelly: it's wednesday, february 6, 2013. wednesday, as you all know is the new friday. it is hump day and we are psyched. thank god, it's wednesday.